GALEX Galore

In our April 2012 issue UCLA astronomer Michael Rich explored some of the beauty unveiled by NASA ultraviolet mission, GALEX. We only had room in the article to publish a tiny portion of the many beautiful images that GALEX has beamed back to Earth. Below you'll find some more of our favorites.

M101, also known as the Pinwheel Galaxy, the site of 2011's touted supernova
NASA / JPL-Caltech

NGC 3242, the "Ghost of Jupiter" nebula
NASA / JPL-Caltech
M106
NASA / JPL-Caltech
The Veil Nebula
NASA / JPL-Caltech
NGC 1512
NASA / JPL-Caltech
NGC 4656
NASA / JPL-Caltech
CW Leo
CW Leonis
NASA / JPL-Caltech